- World no. 61 Tayyab Aslam put in a sublime display to overcome compatriot Farhan Mehboob by 3-0 at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad to be crowned champion of the Serena-Huawei Pakistan International Squash Championship 2019.
Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) in collaboration with Serena Hotel and Huawei hosted the Serena Huawei Pakistan International Squash Tournament 2019 for Men & Women under the supervision of Professional Squash Association (PSA) from 15 - 19 December at the Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad.
The 5-day long championship carried a total prize money of $32,000 of which $20,000 were reserved for Men and $12,000 were for women.
World rank number 43 Youssef Ibrahim of Egypt and world number 51 Mohamed ElSherbini of Egypt were top seeds of the mega tournament.
Following were the renowned player who got byes in the men's singles first round: (1) Youssef Ibrahim (EGY), (5) Asim Khan (PAK), (8) Farhan Mehboob
(PAK), (4)Mazen Gamal (EGY), (3) Tayyab Aslam (PAK), (7)
Tsz Kwan Lau (HKG), (6)
Rui Soares (POR) and (2) Mohamed ElSherbini (EGY)
Besides Pakistan, world ranking Men & women players from Austria, Egypt, Hong Kong, Jordan, England, Malaysia, Portugal and Germany participated in the mega event.
Asim Khan, Farhan Mehboob, Tayyab Aslam, Israr Ahmed, Amaad Fareed, Farhan Zaman, Zeeshan Zeb and Noor Zaman were represented the hosts.